On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 1888

Famous Birthdays

  • Philip Greeley Clapp, American composer and educator (University of Iowa, 1919-54), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1954)
  • Syedna Taher Saifuddin, Bohra Spiritual Leader, born in Surat, India (d. 1965)
1888 Highlights

About August 4, 1888

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 132 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo